Feb 5, 2013 5:30am PST
detention. standard and poor's is being sued by the u.s. government. some say that it is about time. abuse and injustice, the scandal of false adoption for unmarried mothers in ireland. the president of iran has arrived in cairo. it is the first time an iranian head of government has visited egypt since the iranian revolution in 1959. he got a grand reception but back home he has been dealt a big blow. one of his closest allies has been arrested. thought to be the latest in the approach between the president and his approach -- his opponent. more from cairo in a moment. >> the judiciary has not yet said what they have arrested him. one official report said that he was arrested for illegal possession of government property as the head of the social security network. ahmadinejad promoted him cheat -- two years after he was suspended as the prosecutor general. he is charged with the torture and death of protesters following the 2009 election. that prison has since been closed. back in 2003 he was in the custody of a canadian irani and. i will point out that he has never been charged for that.
Feb 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
actor or director or playwright or audience member, all of us share in that special moment, that special magic, the here and now event which can only take place within the specialized conditions of theater. you hear a lot about what theater really is. in fact, the comparison most often heard has to do with a mirror. the comparison, of course, is borrowed from shakespeare, when hamlet says, "to hold as 'twere a mirror up to nature." for many, theater is a reflection of life, an imitation. now, certainly, there can be a mirroring effect in the theater. as with any artist, if the dramatist or playwright holds up a mirror to nature, it is the mirror of that individual's own mind. what is reflected is a specialized point of view quite as unique as that same artist's fingerprint. the art of theater, however, encompasses much more than can be reflected in the mirror. think of it for a moment not as a mirror but rather as a prism. a prism reflects light, breaking it down into component parts, casting first this image, merging with another image, this shadow, that shadow, this color, that color.
Feb 5, 2013 8:00am PST
in the air. i mean, the air is around us, right? okay? it leaves behind a hole in the air. aha, but wait a minute, the scholars said, "you can't have a hole in the air, because nature abhors a vacuum." so that vacuum gonna be filled up by the air. so you're gonna squeeze down in back and squeeze it right along. and so there's the force. the air squeezes it along. saturday night when you're taking your bath, try ivory soap, the kind that floats. and you sit in the bathtub and there is a soap right there and you go to grab it. you've done it before and you go, "oh, i have it" it keeps going away from you, right? [laughter] you squeeze it right through the water. well, it was thought that cannonballs were squeezed similarly through the air and arrows too. what do you guys think about that? not too many people were satisfied with that, but that's the best they could do at the time. there gotta be some explanation. what's a better one? and along came an italian type by the name of galileo who turned it all upside down. everyone's looking for the force responsible for the motion, galileo said,
Feb 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
sellers. you know, one of the most special parts about being a farmer is seeing how chefs use your produce. and on the central coast, we saw one very special connection between a farmer and a chef. along the central coast, they're blessed with picture-perfect postcard weather, breathtaking scenery, and a variety of agriculture, all of which have contributed to the success of gold coast farms >> well, the family farm operation gold coast gas started by my father ron burk and his partner bob espinola. and they started farming in 1978. and they started framing with lettuce and broccoli. and that evolved into spinach and cilantro, cauliflower, strawberries. we do a few specialty items like the grapes and scme sweet corn and pumpns, things like that in the summer. but the bulk of what we do is broccoli, cilantro, spinach , cauliflower. >> today gary and his dad ron run the farm that remains as diversified as ever. they grow a variety of crops, including a couple hundred acres of spinach in santa maria that goes to restaurants and grocery stores across the country. they also grow more than a tho